Saturday, February 18, 2012

5 Awesome Examples of Upcycling

According to Wikipedia, Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or a higher environmental value.

        Here are five example of awesome upcycling or repurposing materials into colorful art:

            Gorgeous hanging lamp made from plastic bottles by THISgallery on Etsy.

Repurposed clothespins made into cool wall art  found one the best blogs for upcycling:  The Blue Velvet Chair

                      Repurposed shoe sculptures by Gwen Murphy found on Artstormer

upcycled jewelry, repurposed bobby pin necklace

Upcycled  unique necklaces made from bobby pins by BluKatDesign on Etsy.

Upcycled plastic bottle cap wall art.  How to make your own here: DIY Plastic Bottle Cap Mossaic